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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Nevis thru Oman

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2429
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2429, Nevis thru OmanNEVIS, 1867, 1sh Yellow Green, Perf 15 (11; SG 14), NEVIS, 1867, 1sh Yellow Green, Perf 15 (11; SG 14)NEVIS, 1867, 1sh Yellow Green, Perf 15 (11; SG 14). Selvage at left, original gum, intense color and impression, Very Fine, SG £850

925
325
2430°
ng
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2430, Nevis thru OmanNEVIS, 1876, 1sh Yellow Green, Crossed Lines on Hill (SG 14b), NEVIS, 1876, 1sh Yellow Green, Crossed Lines on Hill (SG 14b)NEVIS, 1876, 1sh Yellow Green, Crossed Lines on Hill (SG 14b). Unused (no gum), fresh color, Fine, a rare and highly collectable variety that occurs on position 9 in the sheet, SG value

£ 3,500
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2431°
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2431, Nevis thru OmanNEVIS, 1878, 1p Vermilion, Perf 11-1/2 (18; SG 22), NEVIS, 1878, 1p Vermilion, Perf 11-1/2 (18; SG 22)NEVIS, 1878, 1p Vermilion, Perf 11-1/2 (18; SG 22). Horizontal pair with brilliant color, tied by "A09" cancels on petite 1879 cover to New York, Nevis Nov. 11, 1879 circular datestamp, St. Thomas and New York backstamps

VERY FINE. AN IMPORTANT RARITY OF NEVIS. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE TINY NUMBER OF COVERS RECORDED WITH THE 1878 ONE-PENNY STAMP.

An essential addition to any important exhibition collection of Nevis. Frederico Borromero lists seven covers in his census, but does not differentiate between the Perf 11-1/2 and the more common Perf 15. At least two of those covers are notably defective.

E. 7,500-10,000
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2432
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2432, Nevis thru OmanNEVIS, 1890 1sh Violet, Top Left Triangle Detached (30 var; SG 34a), NEVIS, 1890 1sh Violet, Top Left Triangle Detached (30 var; SG 34a)NEVIS, 1890 1sh Violet, Top Left Triangle Detached (30 var; SG 34a). Original gum, h.r., rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a rare variety that seldom comes up for auction, only seventeen were printed, SG value

£ 1,600
700
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2433
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2433, Nevis thru OmanNEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B154; SG 2000a), NEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B154; SG 2000a)NEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B154; SG 2000a). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, it is believed that around 1,000 examples were mistakenly sold within three days of June 5, 1996, this issue was withdrawn as the inclusion of the teddy bear indicated the infant was improperly secured into the vehicle, SG £800

1,000
350
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2434
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2434, Nevis thru OmanNEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B155; SG 2003a), NEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B155; SG 2003a)NEW ZEALAND, 1996, 40c+5c Children's Health, Semi-Postal, Withdrawn Issue (B155; SG 2003a). Self-adhesive with original backing paper, Very Fine, it is believed that around 500 examples were mistakenly sold within three days of June 5, 1996, this issue was withdrawn as the inclusion of the teddy bear indicated the infant was improperly secured into the vehicle, SG £1,300

1,750
500
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2435
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2435, Nevis thru OmanNIGERIA, 1914, 10sh Green and Red on Blue Green, Olive Back (11b; SG 11b), NIGERIA, 1914, 10sh Green and Red on Blue Green, Olive Back (11b; SG 11b)NIGERIA, 1914, 10sh Green and Red on Blue Green, Olive Back (11b; SG 11b). Lightly hinged, rich colors, a Fine example of this challenging stamp, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,100

1,000
425
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2436
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2436, Nevis thru OmanNORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1916, 5sh Yellow & Gray (8; SG 83), NORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1916, 5sh Yellow & Gray (8; SG 83)NORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1916, 5sh Yellow & Gray (8; SG 83). Lightly hinged, remarkably fresh color, Very Fine, an understated stamp and the first example we have offered in over 10 years, with 1973 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,750

2,750
1,200
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2437
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2437, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1948, 1r on 1sh Olympic Issue, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 30a), OMAN, 1948, 1r on 1sh Olympic Issue, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 30a)OMAN, 1948, 1r on 1sh Olympic Issue, Double Surcharge (30a; SG 30a). Lightly hinged, bold color, Very Fine, Stanley Gibbons backstamp, with 1958 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,800

1,500
850
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2438
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2438, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1955, 2r on 2sh6p Yellow Green, Ty. 6b Surcharge (SG 41a), OMAN, 1955, 2r on 2sh6p Yellow Green, Ty. 6b Surcharge (SG 41a)OMAN, 1955, 2r on 2sh6p Yellow Green, Ty. 6b Surcharge (SG 41a). Block of twelve (3x4), surcharge variety easily seen by slightly raised "2", lightly cancelled, Very Fine, a scarce used multiple, SG value as singles

£ 780
275
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2439
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2439, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1957, 5r on 5sh Rose Red, Wide Surcharge (SG 57a), OMAN, 1957, 5r on 5sh Rose Red, Wide Surcharge (SG 57a)OMAN, 1957, 5r on 5sh Rose Red, Wide Surcharge (SG 57a). Position R. 8/4, Mint N.H., well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and scarce, SG value

£ 550
250
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2440
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2440, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1955, 1-1/2a on 1-1/2p Green, St. Edward's Crown Watermark (56A; SG 58a), OMAN, 1955, 1-1/2a on 1-1/2p Green, St. Edward's Crown Watermark (56A; SG 58a)OMAN, 1955, 1-1/2a on 1-1/2p Green, St. Edward's Crown Watermark (56A; SG 58a). Neat Dubai double-circle datestamp, lovely color, Fine, only a few sheets were mistakenly printed with the St. Edward's Crown watermark instead of the Tudor Crown watermark, just one unused and a small number of used examples have survived, SG £1,200

950
1,200
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2441
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2441, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b to 25b on 1r (133A-133C; SG 138, 144-145), OMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b to 25b on 1r (133A-133C; SG 138, 144-145)OMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b to 25b on 1r (133A-133C; SG 138, 144-145). Mint N.H., Very Fine, a rare and seldom offered set, SG £785

540
350
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2442
nhbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2442, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b Plum, Inverted Surcharge (133A var; SG 138a), OMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b Plum, Inverted Surcharge (133A var; SG 138a)OMAN, 1971-72, 5b on 3b Plum, Inverted Surcharge (133A var; SG 138a). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at top, bold color, fresh and Very Fine, a rare error block, listed but unpriced in SG

E. 500-750
1,700
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2443
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2443, Nevis thru OmanOMAN, 1971-72, 25b on 40b Black & Orange, Arabic "2" and Arabic "5" Omitted (133B var; SG 145a, 145b), OMAN, 1971-72, 25b on 40b Black & Orange, Arabic "2" and Arabic "5" Omitted (133B var; SG 145a, 145b)OMAN, 1971-72, 25b on 40b Black & Orange, Arabic "2" and Arabic "5" Omitted (133B var; SG 145a, 145b). Mint N.H. se-tenant block of nine with printer's imprint selvage at bottom, position 2 with Arabic "2" omitted and position 8 with Arabic "5" omitted

VERY FINE. A RARE SE-TENANT SURCHARGED BLOCK CONTAINING BOTH THE KNOWN ERRORS OF THE ISSUE. UNLIKELY MANY BLOCKS STILL EXIST.

SG value as two error singles

£ 5,000
2,300
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